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Illinois

CURRENT STATUS: NO ACTIVE LEGISLATION

Legislation in Illinois Needs Your Support

Adults with terminal illness should have the right to end their lives peacefully, in a dignified way, surrounded by family and loved ones.

Write your State Representative and Senator to urge their support for death with dignity legislation!

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Illinois

Timeline of Death with Dignity in Illinois

1997

1997

Illinois considers physician-assisted dying bills (HB601, SB948).

1937

1937

The Illinois state legislature considers a voluntary euthanasia bill; the bill never went to vote.

The fight’s not over

Join our movement to help people in other states fight for their right to die on their own terms.